Employment Opportunities

Description :

The City of Maryland Heights is has an opening for a Police Officer to perform a variety of routine and complex police patrol, investigation, traffic regulation and law enforcement activities.

The pay range for the Police Officer is $27.7303 per hour to $38.3385 per hour.

The individual hired for this position must pass a pre-employment drug test, physical examination, psychological examination, background check and must be able to work in the US as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Essential Duties

  • Performs security patrols, traffic control, investigation and first aid at accidents; detects, investigates and arrests persons involved in violations of law or misconduct; uses own judgment to handle difficult and emergency situations without assistance. Carries out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County and City laws and ordinances.
  • Responds to emergency radio calls and investigates: accidents, robberies, civil disturbances, domestic disputes, fights, drunkenness, missing children, prowlers, abuse of drugs, etc.; take appropriate law enforcement action.
  • Questions or interrogates as needed, preserves evidence, arrests violators, assists at accident scenes, summons help as needed, and draws diagrams of crime scenes. Conducts follow-up investigation of crimes.
  • Testifies in court proceedings
  • Prepares reports and records including officer's Daily Log, investigation, field interrogation, alcohol influence forms; breathalyzer check list, bad check form, vehicle tow form and traffic hazard reports, etc.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s degree or military experience preferred
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of experience as a law enforcement officer or as a reserve police officer
  • Class A Missouri Police Officers License
  • Valid Driver License
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, peers, and the general public
  • Demonstrates integrity in dealing with others
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and in making decisions
  • Ability to perform the required physical aspects of the position
  • Ability to learn the geography of the City.

Contact :

You may access and complete the City’s police officer application here. You may be fax applications to 314-738-2422; mail to Human Resources at 11911 Dorsett Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043 or email hr@marylandheights.com.

The deadline for applying is August 6, 2021.

EOE: Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet

The City of Maryland Heights conducts drug testing in accordance with 49 C.F.R. PARTS 40, Part 29, and 655 as Amended, and FMCSA 382.

Deadline for Applying : Aug 6, 2021 05:00 PM